What are the fruits of the Holy Spirit? “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; There is no law against these things!”Galatians 5:22-23 ESV Naturally speaking, for a tree to produce good fruit, several key elements must occur. The weather must be right for that type … Continue reading What are the fruits of the Holy Spirit?
Blessed be the Lord, my rockwho trains my hands for battleand my fingers for warfare.He is my faithful love and my fortress,my stronghold and my deliverer.He is my shield, and I take refuge in Him;He subdues my people under me.Psalms 144:1-2 Who was David? We have the unique ability to read the account of David's life from … Continue reading Jehovah Tsuri – The Lord Our Rock
And the name of the city from that time on shall be, "The Lord Is There.”Ezekiel 48:35 Jehovah Shammah - The Lord Is There Have you ever found yourself asking, WHERE IS GOD? Why am I going through what I am going through? Why don’t I feel God? I think it is safe to say that everyone, at some … Continue reading Jehovah Shammah – The Lord is There
Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land. In his days Judah will be saved, and Israel will dwell securely. And this is the name by which he will be called: ‘The Lord is our … Continue reading Jehovah Tsidkenu – The Lord our Righteousness
And Abraham called the name of the place,The-Lord-Will-Provide; as it is said to this day, “In the Mount of the Lord it shall be provided.”Genesis 22:14 Is there something weighing heavy on your heart? You feel as though the road ahead is not clear and you're not sure how everything will workout. It could be relationships, finances, career, health, … Continue reading Jehovah Jireh – The Lord Will Provide
Then she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees; for she said, “Have I also here seen Him who sees me?Genesis 16:13 Hagar was the Egyptian slave woman and a concubine in the home of Abraham and Sarah. Sarah was barren and very desperate for a child so she arranged for Hagar to provide … Continue reading El Roi – The God Who Sees
It is officially my birthday and I am so excited to be celebrating with the ones I love and to start my morning with some of my most favorite things - a good cup of coffee, a journal and the word of God. I pray that today's journal notes are an encouragement to you and … Continue reading Under His Protection
I am a mom of 2 very busy toddlers and Christmas is the very best time of the year for me. I love the cold winter air, the warm drinks, the bundling up in cozy sweaters, fuzzy socks and all of that goodness. I love how the city lights up and people seem to be … Continue reading Why Advent?